How to plan and design for a sense of community is an increasingly important challenge for our profession. In her master’s thesis, Esther Valle investigated how two contemporary design approaches--New Urbanism and Participatory Design-- face this challenge and their claims through a comparative study of four residential projects in California.
"Sense of Community: A Comparative Study of Two Design Methods - New Urbanism and Participatory Design,"
1, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol5/iss1/10